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Webster 1913 Edition


Intercession

Inˊter-ces′sion

,
Noun.
[L.
intercessio
an intervention, a becoming surety: cf. F.
intercession
. See
Intercede
.]
The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconcilation; prayer, petition, or entreaty in favor of, or (less often) against, another or others.
But the Spirit itself maketh
intercession
for us with groanings which can not be uttered.
Rom. viii. 26.

Webster 1828 Edition


Intercession

INTERCES'SION

,
Noun.
[L. intercessio, from intercedo. See Intercede.]
The act of interceding; mediation; interposition between parties at variance, with a view to reconciliation; prayer or solicitation to one party in favor of another, sometimes against another.
Your intercession now is needless grown;
Retire and let me speak with her alone.
He bore the sin of many, and made intercession
for the transgressors. Is. 53.

Definition 2022


intercession

intercession

English

Noun

intercession (plural intercessions)

  1. The act of intervening or mediating between two parties
  2. A prayer to God on behalf of another person

Derived terms

  • intercessation of saints

Related terms

Translations

References

  1. intercession” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

French

Noun

intercession f (plural intercessions)

  1. intercession

References

intercession” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).